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Hi,

Just bought two 22" monitors. I was wondering, is there a way i can get videos to play over the two screens? I can get it to work but just not in full screen. I had use OpenGL to get the playback over both screens but cant maximise VLC media player. Any suggestions?
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Here is your ticket to ride :-P

http://www.murgee.com/MurGeeMon/

There is a free trial version (to make sure it will do what you need), and then the paid version as well. If I remember correctly, it is cheap and WELL worth it. It will even move windows that do not have the _ []X in the upper right corner! Very nice indeed. Let me know if it works!
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video across two screens is a bad idea unless you are using two projectors.

that bezel will be right in the center of whatever the camera is focused on.
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video across two screens is a bad idea unless you are using two projectors.

that bezel will be right in the center of whatever the camera is focused on.
Wont look to bad from far back.
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video across two screens is a bad idea unless you are using two projectors.

that bezel will be right in the center of whatever the camera is focused on.
yup, bad idea for me.
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ahh i posted in the wrong page :\\ disregard mee
Edited by sdfx - 7/26/11 at 7:08pm
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Hi,

Just bought two 22" monitors. I was wondering, is there a way i can get videos to play over the two screens? I can get it to work but just not in full screen. I had use OpenGL to get the playback over both screens but cant maximise VLC media player. Any suggestions?
I'm skipping the entire thread man... lol...

Ok, 2 monitor's. Dun care the size, that doesn't matter.

So, you have single video card.

It typically has 2 video out.

Plug the video's out to each lcd (presuming you have correct cables, etc).

Then Clone or "mirror" the 2 screens.

Virtually becoming a SINGLE monitor, but "duplicated".

This can be done in either nvidia control panel, or ati catalyst control panel.

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Alternately, if you want the screen to be a single massive screen, (ie 2 screens virtually becoming one super sized desktop, ie pixels of 1920x1080 become 3840x1080).

Get this app, try it...

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So by cloning the desktop I can game on one screen and have apps and what not on the other separately?
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So by cloning the desktop I can game on one screen and have apps and what not on the other separately?
Noooo...

K, perceive this...

Standard multidisplay is like this.


Screen 1, Screen 2, Screen 3
A B C

Simple right?

However when you do cloning...

Screen 1, Screen 1, Screen 1

A A A


In your case..

Your 2 screens you can pick up with your hands, now are a literal mirror, they are a copy, a clone, a reflection...

They are no longer an extension, an additional, no more.

Does that help?

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